Just when you thought the race between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman couldn’t get any nastier, it did.
At a debate Thursday evening at a San Fernando Valley-area community college, the two incumbents got in each other’s face, with
While the congressmen stopped short of fisticuffs, the confrontation was heated enough that a police officer arrived on stage to separate the two.
Both campaigns were quick to recognize that the confrontation would be the story from the debate.
“At a debate in front of local college students Congressman Brad Sherman loses his mind and acts like a bully. This speaks directly to his temperament that is totally unsuitable for anyone, especially for a member of Congress,” said Brandon Hall, senior advisor to the Berman campaign, in a statement.
In response to the Berman camp’s release of a video clip from the wild debate, the